Central Province (province)
Found in 208 Collections and/or Records:
A work on the constitution of the Kandyan Kingdom, the last independent state in Sri Lanka, which had its capital at Kandy, 414 pages. The manuscript is endorsed at the end 'Copied by J.H. Direckize Translator of the Ratnapura Kachcheri (?) 28th Octr. 1892'.
Approximately 200 x 140 mm. Photogravure. Probably photographed by F. Skeen.
A rather dark slide showing A.C. Wilson among a group of tea pickers.
A similar view to the preceding plate.
Half-plate. Now used as district court and supreme court
142 x 190 mm. A view looking along the cathedral aisle towards the altar and showing the brick columns with octagonal bases which support the roof.
146 x 103 mm. A similar view to the preceding plate, but showing more clearly the structure of the supporting columns near the roof.
Quarter-plate. The Royal Mail Coach and the town. [With coach in foreground (indistinct) and thatched huts lining roadway beyond.]
118 x 87 mm. Showing a group of leaping Banagunju dancers in the foregroud with drummers beyond.
169 x 241 mm. View looking along the avenue of cabbage palms in the Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya.
102 x 77 mm. Showing Ugandans at work sawing up recently felled timber at the edge of the Tero Forest.
139 x 81 mm. Showing porters manhandling a steam launch out of the canal and into the thick papyrus groves.
A view showing a group of Europeans gathered on a garden path. No information has been traced concerning the identity of this man.
Includes a number of photographs of tea estates.
A view looking out over wooded country. The buildings that are visible bear no resemblance to other photographs of the Boer prisoner-of-war camp (the nearest are certainly tea estate buildings). An interesting photographic record of the camp at Diyatalawa entitled 'Illustrations of Life in the Boer Camp' was made by A.W. Andrée, a Colombo photographer, in 1901.
A group portrait of eight young Singalese girls.
A view showing a group of Europeans gathered on a garden path.
A view showing C.P. Hayes and (?) wife on a garden path.
A view showing three devil dancers performing.